The National Service Scheme was constituted under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports by the Government of India in the year 1969. The scheme was started off in 37 Universities all over the country and enrolled about 40000 volunteers at that stage. At present, NSS has strength of over 3.2 million students all over the country from around 300 Universities.
The primary focus of the scheme has been to develop partaking students’ personalities through community service. Many students have benefited immensely by taking part in the NSS activities from its inception to this year.
The NSS unit (Unit no. 211) was set up in the year 1997 at the Govt. Polytechnic College Kasaragod. Over the years, the unit has functioned under the efficient leadership of programme officers like Sri. Mohanan, Sri. Suresh K. K., and Sri. Govardhana Kayarthaya etc. and the volunteers have actively taken part in numerous programs which focused on the development of the institution as well as betterment of the society as a whole.
|Programme Officer||Sri. Anuraj K., Workshop Instructor in Mechanical Engg.|
|Volunteer Secretary||Mr. Vignesh Raj P. K., Second Year Mechanical Engg.
Ms. Drishya T. K., Second Year Computer Engg.